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Matheny 4 B 097

Model for Patent #96,937. Chelton Matheny, November 16,1869.

Model is a miniature: 11 ½” high, 11″ long, 5 ½” wide. Two vertical wooden frame elements meet at the top. A third piece goes down to a cross bar or track forming an A-shape. A treadle is attached to the right side of the frame and connects to a lever at the top. A wheel with a handle is also attached to the right hand side above the track. At each end of the track is a knob with a pulley. Cords run from the knobs to a spindle head on the track. A bobbin/flyer unit is also shown.